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MATERIALS: Cotton cloth,cotton and rayon threads, mirrors, metallic braidd. CONSTRUCTION: Machine st, Embr: double, running , satin, cross, interlaced double buttonhole, Romanian, Chain ,rope ,btt. hole stitches . MOTIFS: Mod,mor,ghughro,bevdi phali. STYLE REMARKS: Kharek, pako, pako done by Romanian filling, filling of lines with short blocks of satin, stitch is unusual. CULTURAL SIGNIFICANCE: Traditional garment for married women, sleeves short to accomodate bangles, color palette specific to community. CULTURAL REMARKS: Worn with kurti, dress probably originated in Rajasthan. Mor on belly flap is often portrayed upside down. Kapadu, Woman's bluse.
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Last modified on: February 22, 2013